Dr. Jun Sun

Jun Sun, PhD, AGAF, FAPS

Chicago, IL, USA

Professor, UIC Cancer Center University of Illinois at Chicago

About Jun Sun, PhD, AGAF, FAPS

Dr. Jun Sun is a tenured Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), U.S.A.. She is an elected fellow of American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and American Physiological Society (APS). She is Chair for the AGA microbiome section. Her research interests are host-microbiome interactions in inflammation and cancer. Her key achievements include 1) characterization of vitamin D receptor regulation of gut microbiome in intestinal homeostasis, inflammation and cancer, 2) identification of dysbiosis and intestinal dysfunction in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), 3) characterization of bacteria in regulating intestinal stem cells and leading to cancer, and 4) identification and characterization of the Salmonella protein AvrA in host-bacterial interactions. Dr. Sun has published over 180 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Gut, Gastroenterolog, Cell Stem Cells, Nature Genetics, JBC, Autophagy, American Journal of Pathology, & American Journal of Physiology-GI.  She is the leading editor of three books, including a recent Nature/Spring book entitled “Mechanisms underlying host-microbiome interactions in pathophysiology of human diseases.”  This book has shown a novel theme and multiple disciplinary topics of microbiome research for a broad audience. She is the author of Nature/Spring book “Statistical Analysis of Microbiome Data with R. This timely book addresses the statistical modelling and analysis of microbiome data using cutting-edge R software. She serves on the editorial board of more than 10 peer-reviewed international scientific journals. She services study sections for the NIH, American Cancer Society, and other national and international research foundations. She has been invited to chair meetings on microbiome, be a keynote speaker, and to write reviews, editorials, and comments on microbiome in human diseases published for peer-reviewed journals. She is actively involved in advocating microbiome research at the international, national, and institutional levels. Her research is supported by the NIH, DOD, VA, and other research awards. 

Upcoming Conferences

Nursing & Healthcare 2020 “Virtual”
NURSING & HEALTHCARE 2020 "Virtual"
Theme: COVID-19 STRESS. How To Stay Focused, Grounded, Strong and Productive In This Global Crisis
Virtual
Sept. 26th, 2020

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Robyn Nelson, PhD, MS, RN
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Dr. Oara Neumann
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Dr. Cecile Malardier-Jugroot
Ontario, Canada
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Reader at University of Strathclyde, UK
Dr. Samer Hussein, Professeur adjoint, Département de Biologie Moléculaire, Biochimie Médicale et Pathologie. Université Laval
Samer Hussein, Ph.D.
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Prof. Dr. Fusun Terzioglu, Ankara, Turkey
Prof.Dr. Fusun Terzioglu (RN, Msc, PhD) Atilim University
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Dean of Faculty of Health Science, Ankara, Turkey
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Hilal Arnouk, MD, PhD
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